KAL Capital Advises Vanguard Electronic’s Sale to iNRCORE, LLC
iNRCORE, LLC, a premier Family of Brands supplying high reliability magnetics and other components to power the world’s next-generation systems, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Vanguard Electronics, a manufacturer of both catalogue and custom high reliability magnetics for the most demanding applications in the defense, aerospace, space and medical industries.
As the latest addition to iNRCORE’s exclusive Family of Brands, Vanguard Electronics will continue to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of iNRCORE with its existing leadership reporting directly to Sarah Harris, CEO and President of iNRCORE. Vanguard Electronics will retain its headquarters in Huntington Beach, California, with an additional manufacturing facility located in Mexicali, Mexico.
“The products and capabilities provided by Vanguard Electronics will solidify iNRCORE and our family of brands as the premier provider of power magnetics, RF, microwave components and custom solutions capable of meeting the most demanding specifications,” says Sarah Harris, CEO & President of iNRCORE. “Together, we will be able to leverage our supply base and vertical integration to accelerate growth across all brands. We are excited about this partnership, and we are confident it will enable us to continue to provide the most challenging component solutions in space, military, commercial, aerospace, and medical applications.”
“Vanguard Electronics is thrilled to be joining the iNRCORE Family of Brands, who shares our commitment to reliability in demanding environments,” said Ryan Kooklan, Vice President of Vanguard Electronics. “Vanguard Electronics has been an industry leader for over 70 years, and we look forward to this next phase of growth with iNRCORE as our partner.”
The acquisition, backed by iNRCORE majority owner The Jordan Company, comes on the heels of the prior acquisition of Gowanda Components Group (GCG), a US-based designer and manufacturer of high-performance electronic components for high-reliability applications. GCG is comprised of several well-known industry brands, including Gowanda Electronics, DYCO Electronics, TTE Filters, RCD Components, and other legacy brands.
KAL Capital Markets LLC acted as the exclusive investment banking advisor to Vanguard Electronics.
For more than 70 years, iNRCORE has designed and manufactured magnetic components that transmit high-speed, mission-critical signals and power in the harshest operating conditions. Designed to the tightest specifications and to military standards, iNRCORE components have operated on the frontlines of defense to the frontiers of space exploration. The iNRCORE Family of Brands include Vanguard Electronics, Gowanda Electronics, DYCO Electronics, HiSonic, TTE Filters, RCD Components, and Bicron Electronics. iNRCORE is ITAR registered and certified to AS9100 and ISO 9001 quality standards.
About Vanguard Electronics
Vanguard Electronics has been an industry leader for over 70 years in the design and manufacture of inductors and transformers. With a reputation for reliability in demanding environments, Vanguard Electronics is a preferred supplier to major contractors in the defense, aerospace, space, medical and down-hole oil and gas industries. Vanguard offers a complete line of RF and Power components ranging from milliwatt chip inductors to 10kVA power transformers. The company is ITAR registered and ISO 9001 & AS9100 certified.